Cal. 1190?

Alex, could you please tell me what is the base movement for Cal. 1190?  I like to know more about this movement.  Appreciate your help.



Based on Piguet 9.51, it is an extra flat...
05/19/2007 - 11:32

automatic caliber with a diameter and only 3.25mm thick, with 40h power reserve.

Tha 1190 was used in the Historiques Power reserve model. VC modified the base caliber to add a power reserve display and date via a seperate subdial.

Thanks a lot, Alex.
05/19/2007 - 14:55

Is it a stable movement?  After VC modification, has the peformance been improved?  Thanks in advance.



I don't have any first hand experience on the movement but I
05/19/2007 - 16:51

would guess that it is a worthy movement if VC decided to use it in the first place!

Regarding performance improvement I know that VC have very stringent requirements and often replace parts of the base movement with parts they make themselves as to have a movement which fits their own criteria